Sunday, 7 April 2013

Deco Delight

Here's something a bit different for my, an art deco card.  I picked up the Papermania stamp in the Hobby Craft sale for £2, I have to say, I really enjoyed colouring this one, which I've done with my Promarkers.
After colouring I went nuts with the glitter!  I used Glamour Dust and fine glitter in red and black, as well as Anita's 3D Gloss on the top section of her dress over the glittering to create that heavily sequined shimmer that almost looks wet.  I stuck on a few clear gems for good measure as well, there's no such thing as too much bling!  The sentiment is from the same stamp set, I love the deco font.
I kept the layout very simple as the image is really big, almost filling the 5x7 blank, and I kept the colour combo to just red, white and black for maximum impact, using just red pearl and black textured pearl cardstock.  To add a little interest, I used a corner inverter and added some red mirri Card Candi and my usual ribbon a bow, made with Gorjuss ribbon.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Card Makin' Mamas - No Patterned Paper
Penny's Paper-Crafty - #121 - Red, Black and White
Alota Rubber Stamps - #104 - Dress to Impress
By the Cute and Girly - Vintage
Cards Galore - Vintage
One Crazy Stamper - Black, White and One More
2 Sisters - #138 - Anything Goes
One Stitch at a Time - #158 - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - #154 - Anything Goes


  1. fab card Wendy and great colours - I went into my nearest hobbycraft but their sale wasn't really happening for me - it must be that you've got a fab local store!!! Hugs Rachel xx

  2. Stunning card Wendy. I love the image and your colouring is wonderful - as always.
    I hope you are having a good weekend
    Sue xx

  3. Gorgeous card and elegant image Ginny x

  4. I never see bargains in Hobby craft down here. Gorgeous card and what a fab ribbon - such a brilliant match

  5. Fantastic card Wendy, I love all the detail you've put into the image xx

  6. so stunning wendy.fabulous deco image and i love your striking colours :D

    x coops xx

  7. I love this stamp and you've made the perfect card for it. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie x

  8. Beautiful card and ribbon thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Anything Goes challenge, good luck cheers Sue N x

  9. A very stylish card. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

  10. A very elegant card Wendy. I love the image. I hope you don't mind but as a fellow sufferer of fibromyalgia I have copied your ribbon for my blog I hope this post finds you well
    Best wishes

  11. Beautiful Wendy, fantastic image, Kate

  12. wow stunning thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters goodluck with the challenge Tracy x

  13. Oh Wendy, this is so very lovely! I love the gems on the dress. the whole thing is stunning! Thanks so much for joining Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge this week!

  14. A beautiful card and the image is stunning. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

  15. Great job...very nice card and thks for joining us over at One Crazy Stamper..Good Luck!!

  16. Lovely retro style card. Your colouring is perfect. Thank you for entering BTC&G's Vintage challenge.

  17. Superb vintage card!!! Love your image and colouring as well as your colour combo!!! Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

  18. A gorgeous card. Such attention to details with all the glitter and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.


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